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Driftwood's Seafood & Steak Restaurant

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10799 Highway 707, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-9819
+1 843-650-3278
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 16:00 - 21:00
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Elgin, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am a Shrimp lover. Finding fresh fried, juicy shrimp with a small amount of breading is not so easy. Even at the beach, it is difficult. This restaurant may be a little off the main area, but it is worth the drive. The sides are delicious and the service is outstanding. Warm and friendly staff. I will go back... More 

Thank robinson14
Aiken, South Carolina
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314 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We took our guests to Driftwood's for dinner a couple of times. We have found consistently delicious local seafood here. Both the adults and children thoroughly enjoyed everything. Our servers as well as the manager and hostess were friendly and very attentive to all of our party. On Monday evening the adults enjoyed the Skipper's Platter that included scallops, shrimp,... More 

Thank ASH814
Albany, New York
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208 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An excellent casual dining experience in every respect! My husband is extremely fussy about his oysters, but enjoyed the raw oysters so much, he almost ordered a second dozen as an appetizer! The fried oyster dinner was equally delicious...lightly breaded, tender. My fried scallops were very yummy, too, along with a wide choice of sides. Prices are extremely reasonable for... More 

Thank HokieGal30
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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261 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I had not dined at Driftwoods in several years, but friends asked us to join them for supper. The hostess sat us immediately and our server immediately brought a bowl of delicious hush puppies with honey butter. Drinks were served quickly and orders taken in short order. Monday night special was all you can eat crab claws. My guests ordered... More 

Thank CathyP1953
Westerly, Rhode Island
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77 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Crab was tasteless. This is no Crabby Mikes. For $30.00 price tag would not eat there again. Friend had Early Bird flounder. She said it was good.

Thank DonnaV90
Surfside Beach, South Carolina
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38 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

After returning for our annual winter snowbird season, we have put the Driftwood at the top of our eating out stops! From the service, the quality of the food, the laid back atmosphere, it is truly a foody's dream come true! The location is a little out of the way, but as the locals know, well worth the trip!!! With... More 

Thank John B
Fairfield, Ohio
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

I was taken here by friends who are locals. It’s not out on the water so it’s not well known by tourists.  I had the all you can eat crab legs. GREAT!!! Unlike the buffets, they bring you smaller HOT portions as you need them. Service was excellent and due to my friends, the owner stopped by to visit.... More 

Thank 1961Cynthia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We loved Driftwood! Locals love the fact that not too many people are even aware of it. They have something to make everyone happy. Be sure to go on your birthday with an ID showing your birth date and get a free meal.

Thank jamesdorothyj
Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Noting real stand out about the place, but decent enough. Popular with locals so maybe it's just me.

Thank TD-29576
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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83 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We went to this restaurant based on other reviews on Trip Advisor. The restaurant is in a strip of fast food restaurants. The environment of the restaurant is rustic but homey. The waitress came out with a dish of hot sweet hushpuppies and tuna and crackers. There is a bar and they serve alcoholic beverages. We ordered the she crab... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10799 Highway 707, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-9819
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Murrells Inlet
  • Phone Number: +1 843-650-3278

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?